- Posted on- Jul 14, 2015
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Maintaining good health is of utmost importance because only a healthy body can fight against the harmful micro-organisms that can cause diseases. Moreover, you can become a productive person in society only if you have a healthy body. The effects of acute bronchitis, for instance, can disrupt the flow of day-to-day living.
Acute bronchitis is a common occurrence. The effects of acute bronchitis are many. However, of the two varieties of bronchitis, acute bronchitis or short-term bronchitis is easy to manage, control, and cure, given that it has been properly diagnosed.
Causes of Acute Bronchitis
Bronchitis usually follows a cold. The same virus that is responsible for common cold is also responsible for bronchitis. People also contract acute bronchitis due to continuous exposure to irritants that can cause inflammation of the bronchial tubes. The other factors that can cause significant damage to the bronchial tubes are dangerous chemical fumes, smoke, and dust.
Who Does Acute Bronchitis Affect?
Acute Bronchitis usually affects children, infants, tobacco smokers, old people, people living in polluted areas, and people with a weak pulmonary system. If this condition is left untreated, it can progress into chronic bronchitis. This respiratory disorder
can occur at any season however, the cold months of the winter aggravate it.